September 19, 2016

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening happening Sept. 19-25, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, Sept. 19

-- Constitution Day celebration at Purdue. Organizer: James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship in the College of Education, with others. Quiz-offs, booths, exhibits, videos, games, banned book display, more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. PMU, Room 118 and Great Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/constitution-day and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-campus-teaches,-tests-knowledge-of-the-u.s.-constitution.html

-- Green Zone training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Tools and insights to understand and help veterans and military students at the University. 2-4 p.m. Knoy Hall, Room B029. Free but registration required. URL with registration link: www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/specialized/veterans/For Faculty and Staff/GreenZone.html (workshop to be repeated Oct. 18, Nov. 29)

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. 5-7 p.m. Details, plus link to registration (required), location and full Fall 2016 schedule of sessions here

Tuesday, Sept. 20

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Encouraging Active Learning I." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 3 of 10 through Nov. 22 except Oct. 11 and 25; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Details, plus link to registration (required), location and full Fall 2016 schedule of sessions here

Wednesday, Sept. 21

-- Job fair by Physical Facilities. Covering custodial, grounds and skilled trades positions (including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting). 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Physical Facilities Service Building, 775 Ahlers Drive; signs will be posted for parking and building entry. Fair includes information sessions. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/hr/careers/resources/careerFair.html and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-job-fair-to-recruit-custodial,-grounds,-skilled-trades-and-maintenance-positions.html

-- CoeusLite training. For research faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration needed; location information then sent. (Additional dates: Oct. 3, 12*, 21; * = via WebEx/online). URL to register: https://newqtrial2015az1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0wiu5pvDAjBJ9lz. Group training available also; IRBCoeusLiteTraining@purdue.edu or HRPP at 765-494-9894

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Details, plus link to registration (required), location and full Fall 2016 schedule of sessions here

-- "Reengineering Healthcare Delivery." National strategic forum. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering. Noon-5:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Featuring nine external panelists. Keynote: Deborah Freund, senior principal researcher and Paul O'Neill-Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis at Rand Corp., on "Health is More Than Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities." Registration required by 9 a.m. Sept. 20 (if space not filled already). URL for story and registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q3/regenstrief-center-to-hold-reengineering-healthcare-delivery-forum.html

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Jules Janick, the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture. "A Kabbalah Sephirothic Tree, the New Jerusalem, and the Voynich Codex: Understanding a Bizarre 16th Century Manuscript of New Spain." 12:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room B222. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- OVPEC session: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen." Training for support staff with revised information about steps in faculty searches in regard to required procedures, document completion and approval process. Organizer: Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. 1-2 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, Room 1103. Registration required two days ahead. Questions: Nicole Weibel at 49-63201 or naweibel@purdue.edu. To request a reasonable accommodation: 49-63201 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu

-- Volleyball (women's). vs. Illinois. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

Thursday, Sept. 22

-- Road to Retirement presentations. Designed for benefits-eligible employees age 50 and older. Organizer: Human Resources. Presentations by/about Fidelity, PERF, PURA/retiree health plan options, Social Security, TIAA-CREF; new session is HSA tips and marketplace options for those not yet eligible for Medicare; attend any or all. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. STEW, rooms 302, 306 and 313. Attend sessions as you wish; no registration needed. URL for schedule: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/roadToRetirement.html

-- APSAC/CSSAC Resource Fair. For all employees. Organizers: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee and Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee. About 35 departments and vendors to explain various resources and opportunities. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PMU, South Ballroom. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q3/resource-fair-for-employees-set-by-apsac,-cssac.html

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL:  www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html; updates on Facebook and Twitter.

-- Ken Burns: "The American Experience." Purdue Convocations. 6:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free; no ticket required; general admission seating; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Lecture presented with Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics, Ackerman Center, Krannert School of Management, College of Liberal Arts, Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series, Hall of Music Productions. Note: Attendees are encouraged not to bring bags or backpacks; they will be searched. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/ken-burns/ and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/documentary-film-legend-ken-burns-to-speak-at-purdue.html

-- "Big Mama Speaks" featuring Vanessa Adams Harris. Black Cultural Center. One-act play tracing famed black entrepreneurs in early 20th century Tulsa, Oklahoma, and their community. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Friday, Sept. 23

-- Discovery Park Open House and Convergence Conference. Includes networking, VOSS talks (TED-style), fireside chat, tours and quick talks, internationally themed food, soundscape setups, music, preschooler parade. Noon-5:30 p.m. Discovery Park, beginning at Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/discovery-park-invites-campus,-community-to-open-house,-series-of-ted-style-research-talks.html

-- Family Weekend begins. Various events by registration through Sunday. Also participation in public events. URL: www.purdue.edu/parentandfamily/things_to_do/Family_Weekend/Family Weekend Activities.html

-- Purdue spirit event: Free Ride Friday on the Boilermaker Special. Organizer: Purdue Reamer Club. Noon- 3 p.m. on Fridays before a home football game. Pickup is outside west end of Stewart Center by Memorial Mall; rides start every 15-20 minutes, weather permitting. Check https://www.facebook.com/ReamerClub or https://twitter.com/ReamerClub for updates. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-reamer-club-to-offer-free-rides-on-boilermaker-special.html

-- Purdue spirit event: Boiler Bridge Walk. Activities begin at 5:45 p.m. at fountain at west end of the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge. Football team arrives about 6 p.m., greets fans, walk over bridge to Riehle Plaza. Free. URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/082916aaa.html

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; youth, $2; Purdue students free; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Finding Dory." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976. Also Saturday at same times.

-- "Crimes of the Heart" by Beth Henley. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. Three adult Mississippi sisters contend with their pasts, their family and each other. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 28, 29, 30 and Oct. 1; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Oct. 1, 2. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for adult situations and language. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- "The Revenge of Prince Zi Dan (Hamlet)." Shanghai Jingju Theatre Company in Peking Opera retelling. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $25-$36. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. in Stewart Center. A member of the artistic staff will discuss Peking Opera history and performance practices. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/the-revenge-of-prince-zi-dan-hamlet/

Saturday, Sept. 24

-- Purdue spirit gameday events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9-11:30 a.m. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) Free. 9:49 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands tailgate concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 10 a.m. Slayter Hill.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame. Halftime theme: Band Day/Indiana Bicentennial.
URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/082716aag.html and www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-footbl.html#gd-info

-- Football vs. Nevada (Band Day/Family Day/Hammer Down Cancer Day). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-footbl.html.

-- Girls in Aviation Day. Inaugural event. For Indiana girls grades 3-8. Organizer: Purdue chapter, Women in Aviation; in association with School of Aviation and Transportation Technology. Check-in at 10:30 a.m. at Niswonger Aviation Technology Building at Purdue University Airport; program 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Registration (ends Sept. 20): $25, including T-shirt and lunch. Program doesn't include parents/guardians. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/registration-underway-for-purdues-girls-in-aviation-day.html

-- BCC Friends & Family Day. Black Cultural Center. Part of Purdue's Family Day. With Vanessa Adams Harris workshop and Marcia Blackridge workshop. After football, around 3:30 p.m. At BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/celebration-of-national-museum-of-african-american-history-and-culture-among-activities-at-bccs-friends-and-family-day.html

-- "Tarang 2016." Fifth annual cultural extravaganza. Dance and musical performers of various global cultures. Organizers: Asha for Education Purdue chapter and numerous other campus organizations. 6 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Cultural foods on sale also. Event URLs: https://www.facebook.com/events/1050533458371356/ or flier at www.purdue.edu/purdueboard/Home/Flyer/26904​; Asha Purdue at https://www.facebook.com/ashapurdue

-- Volleyball (women's). vs. Indiana. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Finding Dory." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

-- "Crimes of the Heart" by Beth Henley. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. Three adult Mississippi sisters contend with their pasts, their family and each other. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, 29, 30 and Oct. 1; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Oct. 1, 2. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for adult situations and language. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8 p.m. Palladium at the Center, 1 Center Green, Carmel. Tickets: See www.purdue.edu/pmo under "Calendar."

Sunday, Sept. 25

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Minnesota. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; youth, $2; Purdue students free; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

-- Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition. Day 1 of 2. Information and networking for prospective graduate students. Organizer: Graduate School. 1-10 p.m. (student schedule). Student registration/check-in in PMU, Room 118. Purdue students should check special information for them at the registration link. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/big-ten+-graduate-school-expo-set-sept.-26-27-at-purdue.html

-- PMO Kids Choir Auditions. Purdue Musical Organizations. Children ages 8-12 may audition for the Purdue Christmas Show. 2 p.m. Ralph & Bettye Bailey Hall. Information: 765-494-3941 or https://www.purdue.edu/pmo/ensembles/kids-choir

-- "Crimes of the Heart" by Beth Henley. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. Three adult Mississippi sisters contend with their pasts, their family and each other. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, 29, 30 and Oct. 1; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for adult situations and language. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "interspace." Aug. 29-Oct. 8. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks investigating virtual reality in the contemporary moment, curated by professors Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Alysha Kupferer: Unsustainable Systems." Aug. 30-Oct. 8. Purdue University Galleries. Installation reflecting upon the "self-defeating system of accumulation" within consumer culture. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * "Design + Culture = Authentic Design": International design exhibition curated by TJ Kim. Sept. 12-23.
     * PSNAEA (Purdue Student National Art Education Association). Sept. 19-30.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Agriculture at the State Bicentennial: Purdue's Contributions to Indiana and Its People." June 10-Dec. 23. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Continuing in second of planned two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic


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